Prevalence of antibodies and RNA genome of hepatitis E virus in a cohort of French immunocompromised.

BACKGROUND Recently, cases of chronic hepatitis E have been identified in immunocompromised patients. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the prevalence of anti-HEV IgG antibodies and the persistence of HEV-RNA in sera of immunocompromised patients with regular follow-up at Saint-Louis Hospital in Paris, France. STUDY DESIGN 307 samples collected from 261 HIV… (More)